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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Administrative Professional Associate Degree

Program Code 101066

Administrative Professional students learn to be efficient and effective office employees through application of business procedures--proofreading, telephone usage, records management, meeting and travel arrangements, communication, and project management. Students learn integrated, advanced software skills including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, personal information management, and databases.

Average Starting Salary

$29,555.00FT Median Annual Wage

Graduate Employment

With 88% Employed in Field

Explore Locations

This program is offered at:

Green Bay


NWTC Aurora

NWTC Crivitz

NWTC Luxemburg

NWTC Oconto Falls

NWTC Shawano

Sturgeon Bay

Follow Your Path

All credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Office Professional, 311061

All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Business Professional Essentials, 611061

Business Software Essentials, 611062

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Administrative Professional Associate Degree in the number of semesters shown.
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Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in 10-801-136, English Composition 1 to enroll in 10-801-197, Technical Reporting.

Course Descriptions